MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics64.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive39.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140416
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateAug 01 '17 at 20:06
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
69.8% Good
SC Int 101
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 99
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 359
82% 361 Pts
MC Int 375
MC Float 390
MC Mixed 347
56% 371 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$250
Nvidia(10DE 13C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
64.2% Good
Lighting 197
Reflection 173
Parallax 197
61% 189 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 186
Splatting 124
67% 154 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung HD502IJ 240GB
217GB free
Firmware: X41200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
98% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 357
Mixed 390
92% 415 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 29.1
143% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 58.3
113% 228 MB/s
Sandisk S064G 63GB
22GB free
Firmware: 3.1.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
39.2% Below average
Read 437
Write 160
Mixed 221
60% 273 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 11.5
4K Mixed 6.4
39% 11.4 MB/s
DQ Read 18.4
DQ Write 12.2
DQ Mixed 6.51
7% 12.4 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 44%
Samsung HD502HI 500GB-$67
303GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 96.6
Write 87.7
Mixed 73.3
64% 85.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.26
59% 0.52 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL9-4GBRL 0420 F3-10666CL9-4GBRL 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBRL 0420 F3-10666CL9-4GBRL 16GB
1600, 1333, 1600, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
46.1% Average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 16.9
MC Mixed 15
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 14
40% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 83.1
48% 83.1 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z97-G43 (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 662 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $574
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